Bug 838933 - Typing "halt" at the command prompt results in a system hang on shutdown
Typing "halt" at the command prompt results in a system hang on shutdown
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: systemd (Show other bugs)
7.0
Unspecified Unspecified
unspecified Severity medium
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: 7.0
Assigned To: systemd-maint
qe-baseos-daemons
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Reported: 2012-07-10 09:20 EDT by Bill Sanford
Modified: 2012-07-10 13:05 EDT (History)
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Description Bill Sanford 2012-07-10 09:20:10 EDT
Description of problem:
Typing "halt" at the command prompt results in a system hang and on shutdown

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
RHEL-7.0-20120709.0

How reproducible:
100%

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Type "halt" at command line.
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Actual results:
System hangs and never shuts down.

Expected results:
System shuts down.

Additional info:
The http://pastebin.test.redhat.com/96316 as usermode output.
Comment 1 Kay Sievers 2012-07-10 13:05:24 EDT
"halt" halts the machine, it stops running, but is still powered; it does not
shut it down. The mentioned "hang" is the unique feature of halt.

"poweroff" does halt the machine and shuts it down.

Please do no ask me what "halt" is good for. :) But it's all expected behaviour.

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